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2012 was kinda 3 yrs ago and another MVFF is coming up next month so whatsup?! I know these things take time w/copyrights and stuff. Wrecking crew took like 7 yrs to come out on dvd!
Are there any new updates on the status of this film and when we can see it?
When will we receive our digital download?
So glad you reached your goal!!! I am working on a documentary about Peter Rowan with Peter's help - we have a kickstarter launch in the works for early Feb. I am thrilled to see how well yours went! Love Village Music and excited to see the documentary. Good luck! Cheers, Christine Funk
I'm happy this movie has the backing it needs.
congrats for hitting the pledge goal!
Congratulations and Happy New Year from Istanbul!
I lived in Mill Valley back in my early 'Hook' days and John's store was always a pleasure to visit, mostly because of the man himself.
Last time I was in there (don't ask when that was!) John had doubled his floorspace by accessing the bulding nextdoor.
From the clips I just watched it looks like he went on to turn it into a veritable 'supermarket of coolness'.
Sorry to see Village Music go, but what a better place the music world was when it was around.
And thanks Monroe and Gillian.
Best of luck!
Thank you, John. I was there almost every Saturday and bought quite a bit of your inventory. We discussed my cousin Glen Glenn, the rockabilly artist when I found one of his records there.
You know, I moved out of Mill Valley without ever thanking John for all the great music that he turned me on to in the 70s. I was deep into country and pop, but he opened me up to a lot of great R&B and jazz. My life is so much richer for it that it more than compensates for the flattening of my wallet.
I haved lived in Mill Valley since 1988 and I loved Village Music!
I look forward to seeing this film.
Your film is timely for me as I bought Christmas presents at Village Music every year, from 1985 until the store closed. John always steered me in the right direction and my absolute favorite Christmas records to this day are his picks. The Christmas Jug Band used to play just outside his front door to kick off the holiday season. That was their best venue of all. Thanks for the memories!
Can' wait to see this!!! So glad you captured the final days.
In WA, both the folks of Sonic Boom and Jive Time speak of John and Village Music. No one tops the collection John compiled though.
I'm a Japanese living in Tokyo. So I wasn't a customer. But in 1992 I had a chance to visit Village Music to meet John Goddard for Esquire Japan magazine (look for July '92 issue). It was one of my cherished memories (along with meeting Jeannie Patterson of Sweetwater). It's great to know you guys are making a documentary on the great store. Good luck!
Long live Village Music! John is King!